Les Arenes is displaying a selection of works based on drap-art, an artistic trend that aims to raise awareness of the problems created by waste production. The exhibition coincides with International Recycling Day, on May 17, and World Environment Day on June 05.
The exhibition showcases more than 40 works of recycled art. An exhibition of selected works by International Creative Recycling Festival of Catalonia.
22 authors: Màrius Santamaría, Javier Mañá, Quim Rifà, Karol Bergeret, Jana Álvarez, Marc Roca, Eduard Palaus, Quim Falcó i Txell Tembleque, Toni Moranta, Joaquín Carrillo, Festa Fusta, Denada Barcelona, Imanol Ossa (ES), Francesca Genna (IT), Steven Forster, Sophia Daly Rossin (GB), Bill Miller (USA), Léo Piló (Br), Sol Courreges, Fabio De Minicis (Ar), Vittorio Villa (Chile), Josecarlos Flórez (Perú).
Centre Comercial Arenas de Barcelona | From 15/05/2013 to 15/06/2013
Gran Via Corts Catalanes, 373 | Free admission
The luxurious Hotel 1898 located in Las Ramblas of Barcelona has renewed its range of bathroom amenities and henceforth, offer all its customers the exclusive amenities PREMIÈRE by Pascal Morabito.
Pascal Morabito is a French architect and designer born 1945 in Nice.
Finished his architectural studies in 1968 began working in the family workshop as artist-jeweler. His works go through fine jewelery, timepieces, perfumes, cosmetics, fashion, architecture, sculpture, design, photography, literature, decorations, food…
In Bali, Pascal Morabito created the Morabito Art Villa Bali in 2007, a luxury hotel resort with sea views, an acre of gardens, private beach, 6 double rooms and 4 suites.
The BCN Fan Fest is a completely free recreational event. The Jardinets de Gràcia is an F1 village from Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 May and F1 fans will be able to enjoy other motor-themed activities, take part in promotions and receive discounts.
Brands such as SEAT, Hot Wheel, McGregor and Banco Santander are providing F1 simulators, a motorhome, circuits for children and other enhanced-reality activities to enjoy Formula 1 in Barcelona.
Several shops on Passeig de Gràcia have also fitted themselves out to welcome the fifth grand prix of the season, which is taking place at the Circuit de Catalunya.
The Spanish Grand Prix, along with other events such as the World Swimming Championships and the X Games will be turning Barcelona into the capital of sport.
The 2013 collection from the designer Rosa Clará was the first to go on display on the world’s number-one bridal catwalk, the Gaudí Núvies, where great creators will have until 3 May to discover the latest, spectacular collections and trends from designers from Spain and the rest of the world.
The parades are followed by the most important professional fair in the sector, the Spanish International Bridal Fair, which takes place from 3 to 5 May and, as the organisers have predicted, will be at full capacity with 230 brands, 50% of these being international. They will be confirming the platform’s importance as an intense and dynamic business and commercial contacts centre for professionals from around the world.
The 23rd edition of Barcelona Bridal Week, which takes place until Sunday 5 May at Hall 8 at the Gran Via Fira de Barcelona, expects to see even more visitors than the 15.300 registered at the previous edition.
The 42nd edition of the Seville April Fair of Catalonia takes place at the Fòrum from 26 April to 5 May, during which it will be raffling products to raise funds for the Food Bank and putting up an onsite food collection point.
Notable acts giving performances will include Guadaljarafe, Brisas, Zaira, Aromas and the group Azaila el Ballet Clásico Español Susana Salvador. In addition, visitors will be able to enjoy performances from the cuadros de baile being offered by every organisation with a stall at the fair.
El Parc del Fòrum -> Pl Fòrum, 1 | Sant Martí
From 24 April, Primavera Sound was warming up with “Primavera in the Bars“, a pre-festival initiative that forms part of the free “Primavera in the City” programme.
In other words, 22 Spanish and international bands will be presenting their repertoire live at 15 city bars. So, these bars and restaurants will echo to the sound of their music until 18 May.
The concerts start at 20 pm and Heineken, who are sponsoring the programme, will offer everybody there a special festival-edition beer.
Some twenty texts by the bullfighter José Delgado (alias Pedro Illo) and 26 aquatints by Pablo Picasso that illustrate the text. This is the work Bullfighting, brought together by the Fundació Suñol and on display until September.
The artist, fascinated by the world of bullfighting from a young age, produced these highly expressive works of art in 1959. In fact, bullfighting is a running theme in the work of the painter and sculptor.
Through this exhibition, the Fundació Suñol is paying homage to Picasso 40 years after his death.
Fundació Suñol | From 18/04/2013 to 07/09/2013
Passeig de Gràcia, 98 – Eixample
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The last issue (#46) includes an article about U232 Hotel in Barcelona: Elegance Personified with an interview to Mrs. Asun Pareja (General Manager).
‘For more than 30 years one of the hotels catering for business travellers and tourists visiting the city is the U232 Hotel, nestled between Avenida Diagonal and Paseo de Gracia within the shopping and business zones of Plaza Francesc Macià. Part of the Núñez i Navarro Hotels (NN Hotels) group, the hotel offers 102 fully equipped rooms and access to two meeting rooms, a fitness centre, business centre with complimentary internet access, and a peaceful terrace-solarium.’
Almost 200 films have been entered for the 4th BCN Sports Film Festival, which is taking 60 sports-related films from 40 countries through to the competition. They include feature films, animations, and documentaries, with sport as the common theme, and the creativity and visual effects they showcase will establish the BCN Sports Film as an international benchmark.
There are projects from Catalonia, Spain, Latin America, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Holland, Norway, the United Kingdom, Romania, Russia, Singapore, the United States and Turkey, among other countries from the five continents – unmistakable proof of how the event has internationalised.
BCN Sports Film is more than a festival: a wide range of topics and formats, exhibitions, activities and events for professionals and for the general public, make the BCN Sports Film become a major cultural event: sports, television and film.
Museu Olímpic i de l’Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch de Barcelona | From 18/04/2013 to 20/04/2013
Av Estadi, 60 | Sants-Montjuïc
For the first time and new in our blog, NN Experiences, the next free stay in Barcelona will be at Hotel Paral·lel.
The Hotel Parallel offers rewarded in a Junior Suite for 2 people. The newly refurbished Junior Suites are spacious with natural light, designer furnishings and private terrace. Located on avinguda Paral·lel, the hotel is conveniently close to Las Ramblas, the Port, as well as Montjuïc, the Magical Fountains, and Palau Sant Jordi.
The draw will take place from all the comments and reviews received from today until June 30, 2013.
The prize consists of:
- A two nights stay for 2 people at Hotel Paral·lel in a Junior Suite (buffet breakfast included).
- Bottle of Wine.
- To be used before: December 2013 (subject to availability).
- No changes can be made once the reservation has been confirmed.
- The prize can not be used in conjunction with other item or goods.
- The prize can not be exchanged for any other item or goods.
- The prize is personal and non-transferable.
Only people who have already stayed in one of our nine hotels and post a review on the blog are eligible for the prize. Winners will be advised via e-mail and their name and surname will be published on the blog. If you have any queries, please send a message to the following address: email@example.com
Your comments and reviews are important to us… Good luck to all participants!